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The high cost of funerals are an added burden for grieving families.  No one likes to think about death and dying but it is one the absolutes - we all will face death at some point.

Last September brought the launch of Scoop: a student food co-operative project in partnership with Food Co-ops experts

Here is an exciting opportunity to tell your cooperative story.  The Division for Social Policy and Development (DSPD) of the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UN-DESA) is o

At a conference last month, Irish President, Michael D Higgins, welcomed the role that co-operatives have played in Ireland and praised them as “vibrant example of creative communities”.  He contin

Bloomington is a finalist in the 2012 Rand McNally Best of the Road competition in the Best of Food category.

Here's another example of how cooperatives seek to empower people and bring about economic equality and stability.  This time the story is from Cambodia - a county once ravaged by t

More than 1,500 young consumer-members from electric cooperatives in 43 states are in the nation’s capital this week to help remind elected leaders that they have a stake in America’s future.

Blue Read, Chairperson, New Zealand Cooperatives Association, recently gave a speech at the symposium '2012 International Year of Cooperatives - Cooperatives Boosting Sustainable Development', in B

As more and more baby boomers retire, many are looking to simplify their lives.  Housing issues are one area that often come up in conversation.  Many boomers are tired of housing maintenance, yard

Hello from Philadelphia!  I'm having a great time meeting new food cooperators and learning from them.  During lunch today, Benjamin Franklin addressed the group and talked about the first U.S.

It’s encouraging to find that cooperative development is taking place even in China.  Read on……

A recent article in the online Namibian discusses the importance of cooperatives in helping lift youth and women out of poverty in the Karas and Hardap regions of Namibia. 

The Go Co-op website is filled with stories about amazing cooperatives.  The Self Help Credit Union is one of these amazing cooperatives.

At its 83rd annual meeting last week in Naples, Florida, the National Council of Farmer Cooperatives (NCFC) launched its celebration of the Year of Farmer Co-ops, part of the wider effor

In January, Cabot Creamery Cooperative put out the call for entries for the

Last November Rochdale was declared as the World Capital of Co-operatives, receiving international recognition over 100 years after the Rochdale Pioneers brought about the birth of the Co-operative

The time is ripe for cross-sector collaborative projects to create win-win-win outcomes for co-ops, the cooperative movement, and the community at large.

Stories.coop is a great place to learn about cooperatives across the globe.  Today's "story of the day" features a cooperative in Rio de Janeiro that is practices the "boot strapping" tech

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